IBSAT 2018 Syllabus will consist of important topics in all 04 sections which are Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Reading Comprehension, and Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation. IBSAT is conducted by ICFAI University every year for admission in MBA/PGDM program.

The University offers admission at its various campuses such as MBA program is offered at Dehradun, Hyderabad, Jaipur. Whereas the PGPM program is offered at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. The IBSAT exam Syllabus 2018 covers all the key topics in each of the four sections. The questions asked in IBSAT are of moderate difficulty level. Check complete details about IBSAT exam 2018 Syllabus from this page.

IBSAT 2018 Syllabus

Here we have given section wise syllabus for IBSAT 2018. You can do your preparation for the entrance test as per the important topics given in the table below.

Verbal Ability Quantitative Aptitude Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation
Comprehension of Passage Number System Tables
Syllogisms Work, Pipes, and Cisterns Data Interpretation
English Grammar Discount Data Sufficiency
Incorrect words Average Logical Reasoning
Punctuation Arithmetic Progression Cause and effects
English Usage Time and Work Graphs representing area
Sentence completion Percentage Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
Contextual usage Algebra Pie chart
Analogies Geometry Venn – diagram
Vocabulary Coordinate Geometry Visual reasoning
Replace the missing words Mensuration Critical Reasoning
Para Jumble Probability Bar graphs
Installment payments Column graphs
Permutation & Combination Statements and Conclusions
Quadratic and linear equation Matrix arrangements
Profit & Loss
Allegation & mixtures
Time-Speed-Distance  –

Now that you know the syllabus, let us have a quick look at the IBSAT 218 Exam pattern and its marking scheme.

IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

To get a better idea of the exam and to effectively prepare for the entrance test, it is important that you should know the inside out of the exam, which not only includes date, eligibility criteria but exam pattern and its marking scheme also.

IBSAT 2018 is a computer-based test which is conducted in a testing window of 4 days. It is expected that it will be held in the 03rd week of December 2018. The candidates will have a time limit of 02 hours, in which you need to solve 140 MCQ questions. The exam will be divided into 4 Sections with questions of easy to moderate difficulty level.

  • Mode of the exam: Computer-based test
  • Duration of the exam: 02 hours
  • Type of questions: MCQ
  • Total number of questions: 140
  • Total marks: 140

The distribution of question in each section is as follows:

Course Number of Questions
Verbal Ability 50
Reading Comprehension 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30
Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation 30
Total 140

Marking Scheme For IBSAT 2018

The candidates should note that the evaluation of marks will be done as per the marking scheme given by ICFAI, The IBSAT 2018 Marking Scheme shall be as follows:

  • +1 marks for correct answer
  • There shall be no negative marking for incorrect answer

Books Recommended For IBSAT 2018 Preparation

The next step for preparation is to collect the correct study material. If you have the right resources, the preparation for the entrance test becomes a lot easier. You can check the list of books which can help you for IBSAT 2018 preparation below.

Name of the Book Buy Here
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis Click Here to buy
English Proficiency, IMS India Click Here to buy
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Tips Click Here to buy
How to Prepare for Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning for CAT, 3rd Edition written by Arun Sharma Click Here to buy

Other Important Books For IBSAT Preparation

  1. Maths by RS Aggarwal
  2. Pearson guide to MBA by Edgar Thorpe
  3. Data Interpretation MBA Entrance by Jaiswal
  4. Quantitative Aptitude for CAT and MBA Entrance Examination by TIME
  5. CAT solved papers by Upkar / Pratiyogita Darpan

If you have any queries regardiing the IBSAT 2018 Syllabus or any suggestions, let us know in the comment section below. 


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